Two ‘Mamma Mia!’ performances set for Reynolds

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By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The long-running hit musical "Mamma Mia!" will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall for performances Feb. 15 and 17. Both performances are set for 7:30 p.m. While the Feb. 15 performance is sold out, tickets are still available for the Feb. 17 show. "Mamma Mia!" is the u … [Read more...]

UCA hosts reading of ‘I am Jazz’

The University of Central Arkansas Office of Diversity and Community will host a reading of “I am Jazz” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11 at UCA Downtown located at 1105 West Oak Street in Conway. Cindy Lea, lecturer in UCA’s Schedler Honors College, will conduct the reading. Time will be allotted for questions and comments. “I am Jazz” is the story of Jazz Jennings, HRC Youth Ambassador. The Hu … [Read more...]

Sinbad to hold stand-up comedy routine on Feb. 12

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By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Actor and comedian Sinbad, famous for his work in films and TV shows such as “The Sinbad Show” and “Jingle All The Way,” will be at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb. 12 starting at 7:30 p.m. “An Evening with Sinbad,” as his show later this month is called, will showcase the enter … [Read more...]

‘Doktor Kaboom’ performs at Reynolds Feb. 5

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By Julia Dossett Morgan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Doktor Kaboom will entertain students and families at University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on February 5 as part of the Main Stage Edu … [Read more...]

‘ELVIS LIVES’ coming to UCA on Jan. 28

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By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Elvis Lives!, a musical journey through the life of rock n’ roll’s greatest performer, will be at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Jan. 28 for a 7:30 p.m. performance. “Elvis lovers will not be disappointed with this dynamic show that celebrates the life of the beloved ent … [Read more...]

Monterey Jazz Festival to visit UCA on Jan. 22

Pictured left to right are Joe Sanders, Nicholas Payton, Gerald Clayton, Raul Midón, Justin Brown (will not be performing) and Ravi Coltrane. Photo credit R.R. Jones.

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The world-renowned Monterey Jazz Festival will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Jan. 22, for a 7:30 p.m. performance. The performance is part of the Monterey Jazz Festival’s fourth North American Tour, featuring critically-acclaimed GRAMMY®-winning jazz artis … [Read more...]

UCA hosts Candlelight Gathering

WHAT:      Candlelight Gathering for Global Peace WHEN:      4:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 WHERE:     Student Center Amphitheater on the UCA campus DETAILS:   The University of Central Arkansas Division of International Engagement is sponsoring a Candlelight Gathering for Global Peace to provide students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to reflect on world events an … [Read more...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out

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By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

Traditional Chinese music show at Reynolds

The University of Central Arkansas will celebrate Confucius Institute Day Worldwide with a traditional Chinese music show in Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. The show is sponsored by UCA Confucius Institute and is free to the public. The traditional Chinese music orchestra from China’s Nanjing University will give the performance. The show features a variety of tr … [Read more...]

Bill Nye to visit UCA on Oct. 6

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu. Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; AHorton@uca.edu. September 21, 2015 SCIENTIST BILL NYE TO VISIT UCA ON OCT. 6 By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, inv … [Read more...]